Do you know how vast the Persian Empire is? From the Nile, to the Indus... from Samarkand,...Alexander the Great • 1956
Do you know how vast the Persian Empire is?
From the Nile, to the Indus... from Samarkand, to Babylon.
And beyond. Do you know how many different people live there?
By heart. Carians, Armenians, Jews, Parthians, Egyptians... I know their customs and their gods.
Yes. But this is more than an empire, this is colossus. To rule it would take a man as great as *you can be*... That is why I say, "Patience".
Patience? My time is short.
When the great god Zeus, father of Achilles, gave him his choice of a long life of obscurity and a short life filled with glory, he chose glory. So did I. Achilles died young...
Clip duration: 55 seconds
Timestamp in movie: 00h 15m 27s
Uploaded: 23 November, 2022
Genres: biography, drama, history
Summary: The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (July 20/21, 356 - June 10/11, 323 B.C.), commonly known as Alexander the Great.